Römisches Matronenheiligtum "Heidentempel"

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Recommended by 52 out of 52 hikers


  • Outdoorseite

    Roman Matron Shrine "Heideempel" on the Addig

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    • November 6, 2014

  • Bernd

    Nice stopover, not as "crowded" as the matron sanctuary at Nettersheim.

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    • September 24, 2017

  • Kerstin Mölke

    Peace and a great landscape

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    • October 23, 2016

  • Jan

    Very beautiful

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    • July 18, 2018

  • Jo

    Presumably, the place of worship was originally a tree cult site, which was consecrated in its expansion phase the Matronae Vacallinehae or Vocallinehae. These matrons were possibly the patron saints of a group called Vacalli or clan of the environment. These Celtic-Germanic mother goddesses appear mainly in northern Italy, Gaul, Lower Germany and Britain and have mostly emerged from tree cults. Particularly widespread is the Matronenkult in the Roman Rhineland. The naming results mostly from place, river or family names ...Source: Wikipedia

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    • January 26, 2019

  • MoRi

    Matron temple in Nöthen-Pesch
    under the link: sophie-lange.de/matronenkult-und-kultplaetze/der-matronentempel-in-noethen-pesch/index.php
    interested hikers will find a lot of interesting information on the topic - Matronen in Heidenempel Nöthen - Pesch and in Vacalli area 3

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    • January 31, 2020

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Location: Bad Münstereifel, Euskirchen, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


  • Elevation440 m

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